Arts & Crafts

Arts & Crafts

Living With the Arts & Crafts Style

Book - 2014
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Arts & Crafts is one of the most influential design movements of all time, beginning in the late 19th century and still being explored by designers today. The Arts & Crafts ethos - rejecting mass production and industrialization in favor of individualism, simplicity, honest craftsmanship, respect for materials and good design - had a massive impact on the design of the early 20th century and transformed design sensibilities globally.

This invaluable guide covers furniture, ceramics, silver and metal ware, glass, textiles, jewellery, books and posters, and includes fascinating profiles of key designers such as William Morris, the Stickleys, Liberty & Co, Tiffany Studios, George Ohr, Rookwood and many more. It comes with a pictorial design directory, price ranges and a wealth of essential information for collectors and anyone wishing to follow William Morris's golden rule of Arts & Crafts: 'Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.'
Publisher: London : Miller's, a division of Mitchell Beazley, imprints of Octopus Publishing Group, Ltd., ©2014.
ISBN: 9781845339432
1845339436
Characteristics: 239 pages ;,color illustrations ;,29 cm

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